February 6, 2008

FUNCTIONALLY 60-40?:

Republican senators block U.S. stimulus plan (David M. Herszenhorn, February 7, 2008, NY Times)

Republicans managed Wednesday evening to block a relatively expansive and expensive economic stimulus package championed by Senate Democrats, who could not muster the 60 votes needed to advance their plan to a final vote.

The Senate vote was 58 to 41 on a motion to curtail debate on the package of tax rebates and business incentives, which would cost $204 billion over two years.


Does Harry Reid buy these bills from the Acme Corp?

Posted by Orrin Judd at February 6, 2008 9:00 PM
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